A problem that persists with the "System Management Bus," in a particular sector of the "Smart Battery System" that happens when a battery is over-charged or charged before being completely empty on countless events.
The effects of SBA are misreadings of battery life and malfunction of software of which work with the battery.
This problem persists in most battery chips found in portable electronics and can be fixed by draining the battery through one extended use before doing a full charge.
"Man, my computer says my battery is low, but I just charged it!" "Don't worry! it's Selective Battery Amnesia, just let the battery run down and it will fix itself!"